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Re: Demographics

From: Koen Holtman <koen@win.tue.nl>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 1996 11:23:55 +0200 (MET DST)
Message-Id: <199607110923.LAA25173@wsooti02.win.tue.nl>
To: Paul Leach <paulle@microsoft.com>
Cc: koen@win.tue.nl, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Paul Leach:
>[Koen Holtman:]
>>  My proposal is to add no extra mechanism, and to rely on
>>schemes that embed the referrer in the URI like this:
>> 
>>    http://www.blah.com/index?from=site1
>> 
>>By having the above URI point to a CGI script which returns a 302
>>redirect to the real home page http://www.blah.com/ , this scheme can
>>be made to act in a cache-friendly way, especially if the 302 can be
>>cached by proxies which report hits.
>
>If the 302 is cached, then the referrer info will be lost. Unless you
>mean that the cache reports hits on cached 302 responses?

Yes, this is what I mean.

>Paul

Koen.
Received on Thursday, 11 July 1996 02:34:15 EDT

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